Photos: Honor on the court

April 3, 2012 5:41 AM

Photos by Parker Waters

Prior to Saturday’s (March 31) Final Four semifinals, members of the Green Wave men’s basketball team lined up on center court for a special honor from the NCAA. They were introduced to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome crowd as representatives of Tulane University, host institution for the basketball championship.

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Jeff Hathaway, center left, chair of the 2012 NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, hands a ball to Tulane men’s head coach Ed Conroy, center right, as the team is acknowledged.

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A total of 73,361 basketball fans greet the Tulane student-athletes and coaches. It was the second-largest Final Four crowd in NCAA history.

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